Thailand

By: Allison Wisnieski

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The capital of Thailand is Bangkok. It has about 7 million residents. Thailand has about 67,488,120 residents in total of 2013.

History

After Thailand changed its name from Siam in 1939 it became occupied temporarily by Japan in WWII. Then Yingluck Shinawatra became the first female prime minister after her brother was removed from office and she also banned ivory trade.

People And Places

Fun Facts

Thailand has never been colonized by Europeans. It is appropriate to drink water at the end of the meal, but not during. The common name is Thailand, but the official name is The Kingdom of Thailand.